Synology DS214se Specs Price

Synology has churned out a lot of NAS products lately, but unfortunately, all of them are very expensive. While you get a lot back for the money you spend, the price tags still hurt. Synology wants to make the NAS more affordable, and this is why they have launched DS214se for just GBP 131.

Synology DS214se Specs

Synology DS214se Specs.

CPU
CPU Model
Marvell Armada 370
CPU Frequency
800 MHz
Floating Point

Hardware Encryption Engine

Memory
System Memory
256 MB DDR3
Storage
Drive Bay(s)
2
Drive Type
3.5″ SATA(III) / SATA(II) HDD
2.5″ SATA(III) / SATA(II) HDD (with optional 2.5″ Disk Holder)
2.5″ SATA(III) / SATA(II) SSD (with optional 2.5″ Disk Holder)
Max. Internal Capacity
8 TB (4 TB HDD X 2) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
External Ports
USB 2.0 Port
2
File System
Internal Drives
EXT4
External Drives
EXT4
EXT3
FAT
NTFS
HFS+ (Read Only, with max. volume size 2TB)
Appearance
Size (Height X Width X Depth)
165 mm X 100 mm X 225.5 mm
Weight
0.87 kg
Others
LAN Number (RJ45)
Gigabit X 1
System Fan
92 mm X 92 mm X 1 pcs
Wireless Support (dongle)

Noise Level
18.4 dB(A)
Power Recovery

Power Supply Unit / Adapter
60W
AC Input Power Voltage
100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency
50/60 HZ, Single Phase
Power Consumption
19.14W (Access)
3.59W (HDD Hibernation)
Temperature
Operating Temperature
5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature
-10°C to 70°C (15°F to 155°F)
Relative Humidity
5% to 95% RH
Maximum Operating Altitude
6500 feet
Certification
FCC Class B
CE Class B
BSMI Class B
Warranty
2 Years
Notes
Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 2TB WD2002FYPS hard drive(s).
Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 1TB ST31000520AS hard drive(s) in idle; Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up at 1 meter away from the Synology NAS front and rear; Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%
DSM Specifications
Storage Management
Max File System Size
16 TB
Max Internal Volume Number
256
Max iSCSI Target Number
10
Max iSCSI LUN
10
Supported RAID Type
Synology Hybrid RAID
Basic
JBOD
RAID 0
RAID 1
RAID Migration
Basic to RAID 1
Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs
Synology Hybrid RAID
RAID 1
Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD
Synology Hybrid RAID
File Sharing Capacity
Max User Accounts
512
Max Groups
128
Max Shared Folder
256
Max Shared Folder Sync Tasks
2
Max Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections
64
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration

Notes
The Max File System size (or the Max Volume size) doesn’t equal to the Max Internal Capacity, which is limited by the aggregated space of installed drives.
Add-on Packages
Antivirus Essential

Audio Station

Cloud Station

Maximum Concurrent File Transfers
64
DHCP Server

Directory Server

DNS Server

Download Station

Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks
20
Glacier Backup

HiDrive Backup

iTunes Server

Mail Server

Mail Station

Media Server

DLNA Certification

Photo Station

RADIUS Server

Surveillance Station

Max IP cam (Licenses required)
5 (including 1 Free License)
Total FPS (H.264)
50 FPS @ 720p (1280×800)
20 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
Syslog Server

Syslog Events per Second
50
Time Backup

Maximum Task Number
1
Video Station

Video Transcoding
Group 2
VPN Server

Maximum Connections
5
3rd Party Packages

Notes
Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis M1011 (640X480) and Axis M1054 (1280X800); FPS set to 10 at every channel; Compression rate: 30%; Video Codec: MJPEG, MPEG4 (640X480 only), H.264; Recording Type is conducted with Motion Detection Recording (By Surveillance Station) and Continuous Recording; Actual performance may vary depending on camera settings and DiskStation loading.
Environment & Packaging
Environment
RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
Main Unit X 1
Welcome Note X 1
Accessory Pack X 1
AC Power Adapter X 1
AC Power Cord X 1
RJ-45 LAN Cable X 1
Optional Accessories
Remote
Camera License Pack
Disk Holder: Type C
VS80
VS240HD

Synology DS214se Price.

Until now, the most affordable Synology NAS device was DS213j which used to carry price tag of GBP 170. The new DS214se retails for GBP 40 than DS213j.

Synology DS214se Price

While the DS214SE has basic looks and casing, it is very functional and gets the job done. Despite being so small, it has enough space to house 2x HDDs and network port.


Posted on January 8 2014. Tagged with Tags:,

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